Monday, Sep 26, 2022



City performer learns ancient storytelling form of Iran to share works of Rumi

June 03, 2022 3:48 pm

Naqqāli is an ancient form of storytelling that literally translates to "narrating."

'It’s a political act to decide to be a performing artiste': Anita Ratnam

April 29, 2022 6:14 pm

In Delhi to mark 30 years of Narthaki – an online platform she created to connect the dance community – dancer, writer and arts entrepreneur Anita Ratnam talks about issues surrounding dance in India, the impact of the pandemic and challenges faced by performing artistes

Bangladesh @ 50: Rabindrasangeet singer Rezwana Choudhury Bannya on Tagore’s legacy, and actor Jaya Ahsan on changing the narrative of women in Bangla films

December 13, 2021 3:20 pm

How two Bangladeshi artistes divide their time between Dhaka and Kolkata and embody the essence of a Bengal beyond borders

Sunday Long Reads: Of the art world, pandemic diets, revisiting Monsoon Wedding, and more

June 27, 2021 10:15 am

Don't miss out on this week's interesting stories!

'Ghissey Jootey': A rap song born out of the sensibilities of an artiste in mourning

March 18, 2021 11:31 am

From losing loved ones in the pandemic, to creating a vocal booth out of a laundry basket, this independent rap artiste has come a long way

Remembering celebrated artistes who left us in 2020

December 18, 2020 12:28 pm

From Ebrahim Alkazi to Soumitra Chatterjee: A look at luminaries in the fields of music, dance, theatre, acting, etc., who left us this year, leaving a huge void in the art and culture scene in India

Art for art's sake: Has the State failed its artistes?

June 08, 2020 2:10 pm

When government coffers offer no relief, initiatives like #ArtMatters aim to bring artistes together to help a crippled art community.

Physical Proximity

November 11, 2018 12:30 am

The Morni Hills Performance Art Biennale offers a chance for artists to connect with audiences on contemporary issues

Now, a cricket league for TV artistes

September 19, 2014 1:00 am

At a time when everyone including the Bollywood industry and the corporates are trying to show their inclination towards sports by associating with a sports league, it was quite unlikely for the TV industry to not be a part of the trend

Rewriting Her Story

March 08, 2014 3:33 am

On Women’s Day, writers and artistes talk of women characters whose perspectives are seldom shared.